Cornwall, P.E.I., processed a file in residential constructing permits in 2019, and 2020 is shaping as much as be a robust 12 months as nicely.
“It’s a little shocking,” mentioned planning and growth supervisor Dean Lewis.
“We’re very completely happy to see it and we’re hoping it continues. It is substantial development.”
2019 was boosted partly by a provincial inexpensive housing initiative, which led to various condo constructing initiatives. That specific class is down in 2020, however single-family residences and semi-detached houses are holding tempo.
“We’ve got been planning for this or working towards this for a while now,” mentioned Lewis.
“There have been loads of considerations over the bypass opening and what that was going to do for the city.”
Three main new subdivisions are nicely underway and are filling up shortly, Lewis mentioned.
The latest development spurt began in 2017, and continued by way of 2018 into the 2019 file 12 months. Lots of the development being achieved now’s from 2019 permits, so building work is now lined up for a while into the longer term.
Extra from CBC P.E.I.